Day 540 of NO EVIDENCE produced by Trump that his phones were tapped by Obama.
The FISA warrant Trump referenced targeted Carter Page. #TrumpLies
3 dead and 12 injured after a mass shooting at a Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. twitter.com/i/moments/1033…
Florida mass shootings:
8/26/18 Jacksonville Landing, 3 killed, 12 injured
2/14/18 Marjory Stoneman HS, Parkland: 17 killed, 17 injured
6/5/17 Fiamma, Orlando: 5 killed
1/6/17 Fort Lauderdale airport: 5 killed, 6 injured
6/12/16 Pulse Orlando: 49 killed, 53 injured
North Korea state-controlled newspaper accuses US of "hatching a criminal plot" after Trump cancels Pompeo visit hill.cm/zZmml7U
White-collar crime prosecutions are at a 20-year low.
IRS audits are at a 15-year low.
These factors made it easier for Manafort and Cohen to commit their crimes. wapo.st/2NiMUeA?tid=ss…
“The myth of Trump is now unraveling,” said Barbara Res, a Trump Organization executive from 1978 to 1996. “He’s becoming more obvious and people are starting to know what he’s like, and what he’s doing.”
"Weisselberg is a big fish—perhaps the biggest fish of all. Fearing that Weisselberg might implicate them in a crime, any cronies, dealmakers, attorneys, & others who might want to exchange information for leniency from prosecutors, will now do so." newyorker.com/news-desk/swam…
I'm old enough to remember when Trump said he'd never see his golf courses ... would be working all the time
Michael Gerson, a top aide in George W. Bush’s White House, compares what's transpired this week to Nixon White House counsel John Dean’s bombshell congressional testimony in June 1973.
"There is, again, a cancer on the presidency," Gerson writes.
It's like "Where's Waldo?," only for undermining American democracy. Trump has started talking about the Russia investigation like it's some sort of an Easter egg hunt
Poll: Majority of Americans say Trump has not been honest about Mueller probe hill.cm/5wMsRFo
Axios has obtained a spreadsheet that's circulated through Republican circles on and off Capitol Hill — including at least one leadership office — that meticulously previews the investigations Democrats will likely launch if they flip the House.
Some expected Democratic investigations:
—Trump family businesses
—W.H. staff personal email use
—Kushner ethics compliance
—Hurricane response in PR
A message to a nation mourning John McCain with coverage on all three major cable networks.
The Republican tax cuts gave Sheldon Adelson a nearly $700,000,000 windfall earlier this year. Adelson has since given $30,000,000 to a Paul Ryan-linked super PAC.
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In case you missed yesterday's thread:
He's thinking of the WSJ poll out today which has him at 52% DISAPPROVAL
He's done this before
There is no current polls that has him at 52% approval
Pete Wehner, aide to 3 GOP presidents: “moral indictment against Trump is obvious and overwhelming. Corruption in private & public life, how he treated his wives, business dealings/scams, pathological lying, appeals to darkest impulses of Americans” nytimes.com/2018/08/25/opi…